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Traverse Area Paddle Club

Remember: all TAPC outings are listed on our event calendar and are color coded using this scheme:


Small Inland Lakes   

Great Lakes   

Easy Rivers 

Intermediate Rivers  

Difficult Rivers 
Clean-up Trips 

Out-of-town Trips 

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Community Calendar for the Traverse City area
Paddling events, classes and volunteer opportunities

Thursday June 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 
There will be a Public Open House under a tent at the Farmers Market on June 12 from 4:30 to 6:30 to review plans for enhancing the Lower Boardman River between the lake and the bay. I also found this on line.

Saturday, August 17
Paddle 4 The Pool
Start: 9 am, Check-in: 7:30 – 9 am

Predicted Time Contest for Kayaks, Canoes and SUPs (2-Mile & 4-Mile Course)

Location: Ferry Beach, Lake Charlevoix (224 Ferry Ave., Charlevoix, MI)

Cost Per Watercraft (single or double): $25 by August 9th, $35 after August 9th

Live Music by Crosscut Kings. Pigs Eatin’ Ribs Food Truck. Beach Activities.

Estimate your elapsed time and if you are the closest to your prediction, you are the winner!  No time pieces allowed on board. Everyone can enjoy this great fundraising event for the Charlevoix Area Community Pool. Stick around for prizes and awards after.  Pre-register at: